While EA’s stock is skyrocketing after the launch of the successful Apex Legends, Activision Blizzard, another huge publisher in the industry, is having less of a pleasant time on the stock market.Bloomberg announced yesterday that Activision Blizzard layoffs are expected to result in the firing hundreds of employees on Tuesday. Christopher Palmeri of Bloomberg wrote that these expected layoffs will be for “centralizing functions and boosting profit.” On Twitter, Kotaku reporter Jason Schrier backed up the report saying that it has been expected for months. Activision Blizzard’s stock is taking a continuous nosedive since October. With the reveal of Diablo Immortal and BlizzCon failing expectations, as well as the firing of important figures like former CFO Spencer Neumann, things have been very rocky for this huge publisher. On January 1, 2019, TechRaptor reported that Activision Blizzard stock peaked in 2018 at around $83 USD, but fell to $46 USD … [Read more...] about Activision Blizzard Layoffs Expected To Hit on Tuesday
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EmuParadise, for 18 years a go-to site for emulators and ROMs to play hard-to-find, if not ancient video games, announced last week that it would no longer offer its vast library of ROMs. The legal exposure, the site’s founder said, was simply too great a risk to himself and those who have supported EmuParadise’s efforts. Though EmuParadise did not name Nintendo, much less any legal threat from the console-maker, as the reason, many have tied that company’s vigilance and willingness to take legal action to this development, which seems like another setback to ROMs, emulation and video games preservation. What’s going on? Who’s to blame? What is the solution, if any? We’ll try to explain all of the issues in play here — some going on for decades — and why emulation is about more than snagging free copies of old games. What happened, exactly? On Wednesday, MasJ, who founded EmuParadise in 2000, announced that all links to download ROMs … [Read more...] about A major hosting site took down all its ROMs. What’s going on?
Graphics cards prices are going down and you can expect the prices to drop by 20%. Cryptocurrency mining is not as profitable as it once was and miners are not interested in getting new graphics cards anymore. Hence the demand for graphics cards has fallen while the supply is still high. We recently talked about 300,000 graphics cards being returned to Nvidia and Gigabyte has also told investors about price cuts. An investors meeting was held on the 27th of June and according to the information that was provided, graphics cards shipments have fallen from 1.2 million to 1 million. Not only are miners not buying graphics cards but gamers are also not getting the current generation graphics cards either. We have been getting word that the upcoming graphics cards based on the Nvidia Volta architecture will be coming out sometime this year and AMD has also announced that the company will introduce 7nm based gaming graphics cards, but we do not know when. In anticipation of these graphics … [Read more...] about Graphics Cards Prices To Go Down By 20% This Month And Here Is Why
Feudalism sure made it hard to make a buck, back when. In Kingdom Come: Deliverance, you play Henry, a low-class punk that lost everything. Too bad for you, losing everything makes money a real concern in medieval Bohemia, and without any clear means to make it early on, times are going to be tough. That is, unless you’re willing to do a little dirty work. If you really can’t wait to stock up on Saviour Schnapps or want better armor, now, then follow our tips for making money as a nobody in Kingdom Come’s early hours. Pay Theresa's uncle ASAP Once you wake up in Rattay, you'll be in debt to the miller that paid your medical expenses and housed you during your recovery. You can pay the guy or do him a favor. Opt to do him the favor, even if it sounds a bit unsavory for a good lad like Henry. Dark times call for dark measures. Once you find the ring and deliver it, you'll unlock a merchant that buys stolen goods and a thievery questline. Get rich while … [Read more...] about How to get rich quick in Kingdom Come: Deliverance
There’s a lot to get your head around in Monster Hunter World – but regardless of experience level, we’ve got some tips for you… Monster Hunter World’s arrival on PS4 and Xbox One heralds what Capcom hopes will be the beginning of a new era for their much-loved action RPG series. Under the hood it’s the same old Monster Hunter, but it’s been streamlined and given subtle tweaks and adjustments to help whip it into shape for consumption by a wider audience. Both Monster Hunter fans and newcomers should be pretty pleased with the result – but we won’t lie, it can be a bit overwhelming at first. Because of that we’ve put together this tips guide – a bunch of things we think everybody should know as they get started in Monster Hunter World. A lot of these tips are aimed at beginners, but towards the end of this article you’ll find a big summary of some of the new additions to the game that even veteran monster hunters … [Read more...] about Monster Hunter World Tips: a beginner’s guide to quests, tracking, items, crafting and more